Looking for a smartphone that can handle the dust and water? A few years ago, something like this sounded impossible, but these days, there are many mid-range and high-end smartphones that are water and dust resistant. Here is a list of the best dustproof and waterproof smartphones rated IP67 or IP68.
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List of best dustproof and waterproof Smartphones
Sony Xperia Z5
Rated IP65 and IP68 Sony Xperia Z5 is the high-end Smartphone that is completely waterproof and dustproof. Packed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 3 GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 5.2-inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 this Smartphone is really great to have. The storage can be extended up to 200 GB by using the micro SD-card. Furthermore, 23 MP camera, high connectivity, and other features are excellent.
Caterpillar CAT S40
This is another highly rugged Smartphone that is waterproof and dustproof with a rate of IP68, and is able to operate in temperature ranges -25 degree C to 55 degrees C. Running on android 5.1 Lollipop this Smartphone is equipped with Quad-core processor, 16GB internal storage, 1 GB RAM, 4.7 inch display, 8MP camera, high connectivity and more.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Rated IP68, this high-end smartphone is completely waterproof and dustproof with excellent charging and the power saving features. 5.1-inch gorilla glass 4, super AMOLED display, 2560 x 1440 resolutions made this handset excellent. Octa-core Exynos 7420 processor, 32 GB storage, 3 GB RAM, 16 MP camera, accelerometer, a barometer, heart-rate monitor, gyroscope, a geomagnetic sensor, great connectivity, are the features of this rugged set.
Caterpillar CAT S30
This device is very similar to the Caterpillar CAT S40 that can be operated in temperature ranges -25 degrees C to 55 degrees C. Rated IP68 this is another high-end waterproof and dustproof smartphone. Apart from 1.1 GHz quad-core processor, 8 GB internal storage and 1 GB RAM, FM radio, accelerometer and digital compass are the other features of this set.
Running on android Lollipop 5.0 Tonaine T95 is a dustproof and waterproof device. Dual SIM capability is the added feature of this set. 4.5-inch HD display, 13 MP camera, 1 GB RAM, gravity sensor, pressure sensor, compass and epic battery life made this phone a must have.
Coming with 5.0-inch multi-touch OGS display and 1280 x 720 HD display AORO I5 is one of the best high-end waterproof and dustproof smartphones rated IP68. The 1.3 GHz quad-core processor MTK6582 made the performance really better. Also, GPS receiver, 8 MP Camera, FM radio, accelerometer, great connectivity and G-Sensor are the excellent features of this handset.
Rated IP68 this smartphone is not only waterproof and dustproof, it is scratchproof and shockproof as well. 5.5 inch capacitive IPS display having a resolution of 1280 x 720 lets the users experience movies and videos at its best. Also, 13 MP and 5 MP rear and front camera along with an FM radio, G-sensor, GPS receiver, dual SIM capability, greater Wi-Fi connectivity, etc. are the exciting features which make it really worth having this device.
Digoor DG2 Plus
A smartphone rated IP68 this is a high-end waterproof and dustproof device Running on android KitKat 4.4.2, this set is also used as walkie talkie PPT. 5-inch IPS display with great resolution let you enjoy the videos and movies to the fullest. Accelerometer, gyroscope, Pressure sensor, magnetometer, camera, dual SIM capability, high connectivity, etc. are the features of this set.
MFOX A6 is also waterproof and dustproof rated IP 68. Great display, fast processor, 12 MP camera along with exciting features, accelerometer, G-Sensor, high connectivity, dual SIM capability, gyroscope, magnetometer, GPS receiver, pressure sensor, etc. are the features it is loaded with. The battery capacity is also not bad that is 2800 mAH.
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3
This highly rugged smartphone is made to withstand in a high fall of up to 1 meter. This is waterproof and dustproof rated IP67 and compatible with the 4G data network. 4.5-inch display, 1.2 GHz Quad-core processor, 8GB internal storage, microSD card slot supported up to 64GB memory, e-compass, the physical button for the camera, high connectivity, etc. are achieved in this set.
This is the highly rugged device that can withstand almost anything, even a fall from a height of 3 meters. This phone is featured with HD display of 5 inches, 8 MP camera, OTG, Wireless charging and 4G LTE connectivity, 1.5 GHz quad-core processor, PTT buttons, SOS, e-compass and more.
Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung has introduced another high-end smartphone Samsung Galaxy S7 and it is equipped with waterproof and dustproof feature rated IP68. The phone can stay under 1.5-meter water for 30 minutes and it will perform as usual with no damage. Powered with Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8890 processor, 4GB RAM and excellent battery this device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The display is quite impressive with 5.1-inch Corning Gorilla Glass having a resolution of 2560 x 1440. This Galaxy S7 is also compatible with the 4G LTE data network, so you can enjoy excellent connectivity. Power saving functionalities, fast charging etc. is other facilities to enjoy in this device. So, owning this device will be worthy for any price.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge rated IP68 is other waterproof and the dustproof high-end device that has raised a storm with its cool and exciting features. The specification of this smartphone is very similar to the one of Samsung Galaxy S7 with some little improvement made on it. This S7 Edge is powered by the same processor as S7 and runs on the same version of Android, so the performance is same. The only change noticed is in the screen size, as it has 5.5 inch Corning Gorilla Glass with 2560 x 1440 resolution and the battery capacity is improved from 3000 to 3600 mAH. The phone has a 12MP rear camera with 5MP front camera to capture high-quality images and videos.
Rated with IP68 & MIL-STD-810G this waterproof and dustproof handset is equipped with 5.5-inch capacitive touch screen (1920 x 1080 resolution), this handset has thrilling features like wireless charging, dual SIM capability, 4G connectivity and more. Though it runs on Android Kitkat but the Octa Core processor MTK6595 of 2.2 GHz offer an excellent performance with no lagging at all. When it comes to the camera, it steals the heart of photography enthusiast with a 13 MP Autofocus front camera.
Sony Xperia M5 Aqua
If you are looking for a rugged device set with the high-resolution camera, consider Sony Xperia M5 Aqua. This is a mid-range waterproof and dustproof device rated IP65 & IP 68. So, if the device accidentally falls under water and stays unattended for 30 minutes, don’t worry as the phone will remain in the same condition as before. The device can be submerged 1.5-meter under water and it will stay intact. Coming to the specifications, this device from Sony Xperia has an Octa-core 64 bits processor of 2.0 GHz with 3 GB RAM, 16 GB Internal storage expandable up to 200GB and runs on Android Lollipop. 21.5 MP hybrid and autofocus rear camera with 13 MP front camera having LED Flash is mind blowing.
Waterproof and dustproof rated IP68, Vchok M8 acts as walkie-talkie as well. This smartphone comes with 4.5 inches capacitive IPS display (960×540 Quad HD resolution). Powered with quad-core processor MTK6735, 16GB internal storage (expandable) and 2GB RAM, it runs on Android Lollipop 5.1. 13 MP rear camera, 2 MP front camera, GPS receiver, accelerometer FM radio, gyroscope and G-sensor are other features of this handy device. Also, it has Dual SIM capability and is compatible with 4G connectivity. So, no doubt it is one of the best waterproof and dustproof Smartphone to own in 2017.